Mr. Paone attended Southern Connecticut State University where he founded the first computer lab for on campus residents. His certifications include several from: Cisco, Fortinet, Microsoft, Ruckus & Barracuda. Prior to co-founding TBNG, Inc. (Vancord) in 2005, Michael was employed as a Senior Engineer for Telos Pharmaceuticals and as a Civilian Engineer for the United States Navy/Marine Corp. in San Diego, CA. He also was employed as a Remote Network Engineer for Greenfield Online in Wilton, CT and San Francisco, CA. With over 25 years of expertise in technology related products and services, Michael always provides clients at Vancord with dependable service and strategic guidance.